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Amy Asselbaye     Margaret Cox      Grant Chun

Don Horner         Hubert Minn      Brennan Lee (student representative)

Patricia Halagao, Committee Chairperson

Jim Williams, Committee Vice Chairperson



Tuesday, April 5, 2015

9:00 a.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building

1390 Miller Street, Room 404

Honolulu, Hawaii  96813



I.              Call to Order

II.             *Public testimony on Student Achievement Committee (“Committee”) agenda items **revised (4/5/2016)**

III.            Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 1, 2016 and March 15, 2016

         IV.            Discussion Items

     A.         Update on status of, process, and timeline for Committee review of Board policies presently assigned to the Committee **revised (4/4/2016)**

     B.         Presentation on Youth Risk Behavior Survey (“YRBS”) results for 2015

     C.         Presentation on understanding the Comprehensive Student Support System from a special education perspective **new (4/4/2016)**

     D.         Presentation by the University of Hawaii College of Education, Special Education Department on special education inclusion nationwide and statewide **new (04/01/2016)**

     E.         Presentation on special education inclusion in the Department of Education  **revised (4/4/2016)**

V.             Adjournment



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                                                                                               Patricia Halagao, Committee Chairperson